[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: SURBL software implemetation guidelines

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Tue Apr 20 19:20:55 CEST 2004


On Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 6:14:31 PM, David Coulson wrote:
> Simon Byrnand wrote:
>> In other words, if SA looked up abc.spammer.com.sc.surbl.org and the abc
>> part was actually a wildcard, would the local caching nameserver cache
>> abc.spammer.com.sc.surbl.org or *.spammer.com.sc.surbl.org ?

> abc.spammer.com.sc.surbl.org

> The local DNS server never sees the wildcard.

Good to know.  So wildcards sound like they *don't* necessarily
save on DNS traffic, right?

Jeff C.



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